The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 345 326 258
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -68
Contract jobs citing STL 54 58 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.27% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.91% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 96
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +21.42%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6284 6396 5891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.60% 29.43% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4620 4495 4286
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 56 52
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +76.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £82.25 £84.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 3 £600 - 5
Hounslow - - - -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 143 (100.00%) C++
2 88 (61.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 83 (58.04%) UNIX
3 83 (58.04%) Linux
4 82 (57.34%) SQL
5 80 (55.94%) Multithreading
6 71 (49.65%) Oracle
7 67 (46.85%) Banking
8 58 (40.56%) Investment Banking
9 48 (33.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 38 (26.57%) Finance
11 36 (25.17%) Windows
11 36 (25.17%) Low Latency
12 34 (23.78%) Front Office
13 32 (22.38%) Python
14 31 (21.68%) OO
15 28 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (18.18%) Fixed Income
17 24 (16.78%) Shell Script
17 24 (16.78%) Perl
18 23 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (15.38%) C#
20 21 (14.69%) XML
21 20 (13.99%) OLTP
21 20 (13.99%) Derivative
22 18 (12.59%) Oracle Database
23 17 (11.89%) Java
24 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
24 16 (11.19%) Database Tuning
25 15 (10.49%) Unit Testing

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.69%) MS Project
3 9 (6.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.99%) OLTP
2 18 (12.59%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.09%) MySQL
4 10 (6.99%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.29%) RDBMS
5 9 (6.29%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.59%) KDB
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Subversion
2 8 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.20%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.40%) NUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Maven
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) VTune
5 1 (0.70%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.70%) Hudson
5 1 (0.70%) Ant
General
1 67 (46.85%) Banking
2 58 (40.56%) Investment Banking
3 38 (26.57%) Finance
4 34 (23.78%) Front Office
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 134 (93.71%) Developer
2 117 (81.82%) C++ Developer
3 12 (8.39%) Quantitative Developer
4 9 (6.29%) Lead Developer
4 9 (6.29%) Technical Leader
4 9 (6.29%) Technical Developer
4 9 (6.29%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 7 (4.90%) Senior C++ Developer
5 7 (4.90%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.20%) UNIX Developer
6 6 (4.20%) C++/C# Developer
7 5 (3.50%) C# Developer
8 4 (2.80%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.10%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.10%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (2.10%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (2.10%) C++ Software Developer
10 2 (1.40%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (1.40%) C++ Programmer
10 2 (1.40%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (61.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 21 (14.69%) XML
3 14 (9.79%) .NET
4 6 (4.20%) Middleware
5 2 (1.40%) WinForms
5 2 (1.40%) HTML5
5 2 (1.40%) POCO
5 2 (1.40%) HTML
5 2 (1.40%) WPF
5 2 (1.40%) COM
5 2 (1.40%) J2SE
6 1 (0.70%) JMS
6 1 (0.70%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.70%) JSP
6 1 (0.70%) Servlets
6 1 (0.70%) MFC
6 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (33.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 23 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (13.99%) Derivative
5 15 (10.49%) Grid Computing
6 14 (9.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 13 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 13 (9.09%) Algorithms
8 8 (5.59%) Equities
9 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.40%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.40%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.70%) Physics
11 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.70%) Statistics
11 1 (0.70%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 83 (58.04%) UNIX
1 83 (58.04%) Linux
2 36 (25.17%) Windows
3 14 (9.79%) Solaris
4 11 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.94%) Multithreading
2 36 (25.17%) Low Latency
3 31 (21.68%) OO
4 28 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.19%) Database Tuning
6 15 (10.49%) Unit Testing
7 14 (9.79%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (8.39%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.69%) Analytics
10 10 (6.99%) Project Planning
10 10 (6.99%) Algorithmic Trading
10 10 (6.99%) Project Management
10 10 (6.99%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.29%) Electronic Trading
12 8 (5.59%) Financial Modelling
12 8 (5.59%) OOD
12 8 (5.59%) Operations Research
13 7 (4.90%) Performance Management
13 7 (4.90%) Release Management
14 6 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (100.00%) C++
2 82 (57.34%) SQL
3 32 (22.38%) Python
4 24 (16.78%) Shell Script
4 24 (16.78%) Perl
5 22 (15.38%) C#
6 17 (11.89%) Java
7 7 (4.90%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.20%) VBA
9 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.40%) C
11 1 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (6.99%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 71 (49.65%) Oracle
2 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.39%) Sybase
4 5 (3.50%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.10%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.70%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.70%) Tradeweb
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